Undergraduate Courses

Course List:

Winter 2018

No THTR course(s) were found for W2018 term.

Winter 2018

FIPR101 Introduction to the History of Film Production Sections

The history of film and film production by decade with a strong emphasis on filmmakers and advances in production technology.

Instructor(s): TWA, GARTH

FIPR131 Introduction to Screen Acting Sections

Fundamental techniques used to create emotionally engaged and narratively effective performances for film and digital media.

Instructor(s): ANDERSON, BART

FIPR133 Introduction to Film and Media Production Sections

A hands-on introduction to Film and Multi/New Media production, focusing on fundamental techniques for creating effective presentations.

Instructor(s): WENZEK, ROB

FIPR230 Introduction to Motion Picture Directing Sections

The role and methods of the motion picture director.

Instructor(s): HAUKA, DAVID

FIPR233 Film and Media Production I Sections

Camera operation, lighting, sounds, and editing for film and media production.

FIPR234 Production Planning and Professional Practices Sections

Planning of film productions from concept to completion.

Instructor(s): McGowan, Sharon

FIPR299A Directed Studies: On-Campus Research - DS: ON-CAMP RES Sections

On-campus film production field research. Based on film project work on campus productions. Restricted to Film Production students except with permission. Contact department.

FIPR299B Directed Studies: On-Campus Research - DS: ON-CAMP RES Sections

On-campus film production field research. Based on film project work on campus productions. Restricted to Film Production students except with permission. Contact department.

FIPR299C Directed Studies: On-Campus Research - DS: ON-CAMP RES Sections

On-campus film production field research. Based on film project work on campus productions. Restricted to Film Production students except with permission. Contact department.

FIPR330 Intermediate Motion Picture Directing Sections

Instructor(s): Scholte, Tom

FIPR333 Film and Media Production II Sections

Intermediate film and media production. Open only to students in the Film Production BFA Program. Students who have not already completed FIPR 337, FIPR 338 must complete them at the same time as FIPR 333.

Instructor(s): WENZEK, ROB

FIPR337 Cinematography and Lighting I Sections

Introductory cinematography and lighting techniques and aesthetics for 16mm film and digital media.

Instructor(s): QUASTEL, JONAS

FIPR338 Motion Picture Sound Sections

An introduction to the technique and aesthetics of creating production and post-production sound for film and media.

Instructor(s): LEWIS, JENNIFER

FIPR339 Post-Production Techniques I Sections

Open only to students in the Film Production BFA Program.

Instructor(s): SPIVAK, REFAEL

FIPR399A Directed Studies: Off-Campus Research - DS: OFF-CAMP RES Sections

Off-campus film production field research. Based on film project work outside the university.

FIPR399B Directed Studies: Off-Campus Research - DS: OFF-CAMP RES Sections

Off-campus film production field research. Based on film project work outside the university.

FIPR399C Directed Studies: Off-Campus Research - DS: OFF-CAMP RES Sections

Off-campus film production field research. Based on film project work outside the university.

FIPR433 Film and Media Production III Sections

Advanced film and media production.

Instructor(s): POZER, JOHN

FIPR434 Producing for Film and Television Sections

The creative and business aspects of producing for film and television.

Instructor(s): McCall, Lael

FIPR436A Documentary Development and Production - DOCMNTY DEV&PROD Sections

Documentary concept development, essential production techniques, and marketing.

Instructor(s): Yoshizawa, Alejandro

FIPR436B Documentary Development and Production - DOCMNTY DEV&PROD Sections

Documentary concept development, essential production techniques, and marketing.

Instructor(s): Yoshizawa, Alejandro

FIPR437 Cinematography II Sections

Advanced camera operation, lighting, and shot design. Open only to students in the FILM BFA Program.

Instructor(s): GILL, JAMES

FIPR439 Post-Production Techniques II Sections

Advanced instruction in motion picture and sound editing practice. Open only to students in FILM BFA Production Program.

Instructor(s): SPIVAK, REFAEL

FIPR469A Special Projects - SPECIAL PROJECTS Sections

Advanced film production, including interdisciplinary projects.

Instructor(s): Yoshizawa, Alejandro

FIPR469G Special Projects - SPECIAL PROJECTS Sections

Advanced film production, including interdisciplinary projects.

Instructor(s): Scholte, Tom

FIPR469H Special Projects - SPECIAL PROJECTS Sections

Advanced film production, including interdisciplinary projects.

Instructor(s): ANDERSON, BART Scholte, Tom

Winter 2018

FIST100 Introduction to Film Studies Sections

Basic aesthetic, economic, sociological, and technological aspects of film.

Instructor(s): Evans, Christine ANDERSEN, JOCELINE

FIST200 Introduction to Canadian Cinema Sections

History and aesthetics of Canadian cinema.

Instructor(s): Evans, Christine

FIST210 Early Cinema Sections

Aesthetics, economics, history, and technological characteristics of international early film.

Instructor(s): MONTEYNE, KIMBERLEY DAWN McIlroy, Brian

FIST220 Hollywood Cinema 1930-1960 Sections

Analysis of the aesthetics, economics, history and technological characteristics of the Classical Hollywood period.

Instructor(s): MONTEYNE, KIMBERLEY DAWN Coulthard, Lisa

FIST230 Introduction to Asian Cinema Sections

Overview of the cinemas of China, India, Japan, and Korea.

Instructor(s): BIRKS, CHELSEA

FIST240 Media Industries Sections

Overview of today's film and media industries, and of the concepts governing their practices.

Instructor(s): Mathijs, Ernest

FIST300 Cult Cinema Sections

Overview of world cult cinema.

Instructor(s): Mathijs, Ernest

FIST331 Studies in Film Theory Sections

A seminar introducing the many theoretical approaches to film: formalist, historical, Marxist, psychoanalytic, semiotic, and structuralist.

Instructor(s): Evans, Christine

FIST332 Studies in Genre or Period Sections

A seminar examining one or more genres or periods, such as the Western, Film Noir, Science Fiction, Films of the 1980's. Also includes study of national cinemas.

FIST334 Seminar in Documentary Sections

An analysis of the representational strategies and ethics of the form.

Instructor(s): McIlroy, Brian

FIST336 Seminar in European Cinema Sections

Topics may include a study of a European national cinema.

Instructor(s): Evans, Christine

FIST338 Asian and Australasian Cinema Sections

Topics may include an analysis of a national cinema, such as that of China, India, or Australia.

Instructor(s): BIRKS, CHELSEA

FIST340 Media Audiences Sections

Overview of approaches for studying audiences and receptions of film and contemporary media.

Instructor(s): Mathijs, Ernest

FIST430 Studies in Auteurism Sections

A seminar examining the work of one or more directors, such as John Ford, Francois Truffaut, Denys Arcand, Margarethe Von Trotta, or of a screenwriter over many films.

Instructor(s): ANDERSEN, JOCELINE

FIST434E Studies in Film - STUDIES IN FILM Sections

A seminar devoted to a topic of current interest in film. Topic will change from year to year. May be repeated for credit when topics differ.

FIST434F Studies in Film - STUDIES IN FILM Sections

A seminar devoted to a topic of current interest in film. Topic will change from year to year. May be repeated for credit when topics differ.

FIST436 Seminar in American Cinema Since 1960 Sections

Topics may include an analysis of a specific period.

Instructor(s): Coulthard, Lisa

FIST445 Majors and Honours Seminar Sections

Instructor(s): Coulthard, Lisa

FIST449 Honours Essay Sections

A course allowing honours students to work with a faculty member on a major research paper.

NEW! The Bachelor of Media Studies

The Bachelor of Media Studies is an exciting multidisciplinary, direct-entry bachelor degree program in the Faculty of Arts. The program combines 8 Arts disciplines and Computer Science and packages them into a professional program at the undergraduate level. BMS students graduate with competencies in media theory, research, and application – building the foundation for a rewarding and dynamic career. The Bachelor of Media Studies combines the traditional Arts degree with added hands-on experience, has access to unique course offerings, and connections to Vancouver’s growing technological and cultural hubs. The Department of Theatre and Film offers courses in Film Production and Film Theory in this dynamic degree program. For more information, please visit http://mediastudies.arts.ubc.ca.